Rachel Harris, PhD
Rachel Harris, PhD is the author of Listening to Ayahuasca. She received a National Institutes of Health New Investigator’s Award, has published more than forty scientific studies in peer-reviewed journals, and has worked as a psychological consultant to Fortune 500 companies and the United Nations. Rachel is the co-author of the bestselling Children Learn What They Live and has been a psychologist in private practice for over thirty-five years. Her work as a residential fellow at Esalen Institute in the late 1960's influenced her psychotherapy practice, workshops and research into ayahuasca. The result is that she integrates psychological, somatic and spiritual aspects of the whole person. Rachel describes herself as a skeptical researcher and enthusiastic therapist when it comes to the healing potential of this entheogenic medicine. She lives on an island off the coast of Maine.